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Introduction To DIY Woodwork & Hand Tools
Saturday 9am - 4pm
Have you always wanted to be a little more handy with DIY woodwork and hand tools around the home, or create something special for a loved one?
Our Introduction to DIY woodwork & hand tools workshop is for you. Over two Saturdays, Jake will go through how to use essential woodwork and hand tools to adjust and repair products around the home as well as creating your own unique pieces.
10am-4pm for two consecutive Saturdays lunch included in the cost of the workshop
Learn to use:
Sharpening Chisels/Plane Blades (Learn how to keep tools sharp)
Sawing with European & Japanese saws (Their different methods of use and outcomes)
Planing (How to smooth-off timber)
Cutting Joints – Half Lap, Mortise & Tenon, Bridal, Dovetail ( The essentials to creating all types of furniture)
Sanding with different grit (Looking at the finishes of each)
Camping & Gluing joints (How to do it accurately)
Oil/Wax finishing (Completing your new item)
About The Day:
Jake will start with an introduction about the day and find out a little more about what areas of woodworking you would like to focus on. This will ensure each section of the day is relevant to your DIY projects and requirements. Lunch is included and we will contact you beforehand to check on any dietary requirements. The workshop will be informal and questions about specific areas are welcomed. This is a two day Introduction to DIY woodwork & hand tools workshop that is designed to ensure you leave feeling confident using the above woodworking tools at home.
During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.
- Adults only
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